#IBelongToo

Three people working at the farm cafe pose for a picture. The boss is in the center. She is a person in her 30s with medium brown skin, wearing a "farm" cafe apron and smiling. Two white male employees are on either side of her, also wearing aprons and smiling. One of them has glasses and down syndrome.

DRNC’s communications team is working on a new project called “I belong too.” This project lifts up real stories – your stories – about why living in the community is so important to you.

What is Olmstead?

Three people working at the farm cafe pose for a picture. The boss is in the center. She is a person in her 30s with medium brown skin, wearing a "farm" cafe apron and smiling. Two white male employees are on either side of her, also wearing aprons and smiling. One of them has glasses and down syndrome.

Frequently asked questions. What is Olmstead? Olmstead is a 1999 US Supreme Court decision that says it is unlawful to make people with disabilities live in facilities. Olmstead says that you […]

The Promise of Olmstead cannot be Broken

Many peoples hands satcked together representing strength and unity

A message from DRNC’s CEO This season of gratitude has us thinking about the meaning of home. What does home mean for children and adults with disabilities in NC? Do […]

Samantha R. v. North Carolina Update

Court Says NC Illegally Segregates People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Places Others at Risk for Institutionalization February 6, 2020, Raleigh, NC—A judge has ruled that the State of […]